About the Position Northern Suburb Location 3 Month Assignment Full Time Hours Working in a local council environment offers you the opportunity to expand and enhance your skills, while contributing to the maintenance of the city. This local council currently has an opportunity available to work with the Planning and Development Team as an experienced Strategic Planner. Reporting to the Team Leader of Strategic Planning you will be required to Review and Prepare local planning strategies in a manner that they can be translated Interpret relevant state government planning stategies, policies, directions and legislation Represent Council at public meetings Prepare items for inclusion in Council Business Papers and present material before Panel Hearings and other public forums Provision of timely and high quality advice relating to Strategic Planning initiatives Establish and undertake diverse forms of community and stakeholder engagement relevant to the development of strategies and statutory processes associate with land use planning Provide professional advice and expertise on strategic land use related matters To be successful in this position you will have the following Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the VIC planning system Well developed skills in the formulation of strategic plans Strong skills in advocacy and an ability to build strong evidence based arguments to support strategic work Knowledge of the functions performed by Local Government and State Government and its agencies and the associated legislated frameworks which apply Don t miss out on these fantastic opportunities, click the APPLY NOW button or for further questions please call Hoban Laverton on 9325 3500. Other information Company Hoban no - Principals only. Recruiters, please don t contact this job advertiser. no - Please, no phone calls about this job! no - Reposting this message elsewhere is NOT OK.